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Observances and Events

Observances

  • Great American Smokeout 2019 – This is an annual event organized by the American Cancer Society to encourage smokers to start their tobacco free journey with just one day. It’s also an opportunity to encourage Service members to quit not only cigarettes but all forms of tobacco, including chewing tobacco, e-cigarettes and vaping. Use our GASO Guide 2019 to support your local plans, including messaging and a ready-to-use image.

Events

  • 2019 Tobacco Free Days Facebook Event– The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Office on Smoking and Health is hosting an online event November 4-15, 2019 for Service members, Veterans, retirees and family members who want to quit tobacco. The event will feature resources, tips and other tools to support those trying to quit tobacco for good. Find more information on the Facebook page as well as ready-to-use promotional materials below:
  • AMSUS (The Society of Federal Health Professionals): On December 3-4, 2019 the campaign team will host an exhibit at the AMSUS Annual Meeting exhibit hall. Stop by our booth to see samples of our print and promotional materials and speak to the campaign team.


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